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13 Oct 2019

Africa-EU Renewable Energy Research and Innovation Symposium 2018

Moeketsi Mpholo· Dirk Steuerwald Tonny Kukeera
National University of Lesotho

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Background

With more than 600 million Africans living without access to electricity and over 730 million relying on dangerous, inefficient forms of cooking, fast but sustainable development of African renewable energy markets is needed. Applied research and innovative business roll-outs play a key role in boosting this development, helping to secure energy supply in both rural and urban areas, increasing generation capacities and energy system resilience.

[Apply for NULISTICE 2020: http://bit.ly/30DfFsC]

Aiming to promote research collaboration, public and private sector participation in applied research and business spin-offs in this field, the Africa-EU Renewable Energy Cooperation Programme (RECP) and the National University of Lesotho (NUL) organised the second edition of the Africa-EU Renewable Energy Research and Innovation Symposium (RERIS 2018). The event took place on occasion of the NUL International Science and Technology Innovation Conference and Expo (NULISTICE) from 23–26 January 2018, attended by 242 participants from more than 30 countries.

[Business proposals for the second phase of the NUL Innovation Hub: http://bit.ly/2MEE0e4]

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